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Fri Mar 21 17:11:48 2014 UTClccn-n961130780.17Cosmopolis0.260.59La captive The Captive /50961937Paulo_Brancon 961130784218307Branco, PaoloBranco, Paolo, 1950-....lccn-nr98016263Gemini Filmsprolccn-no96030540Binoche, Juliette1964-actlccn-n82064414Oliveira, Manuel de1908-ausdrtlccn-n83327625Cronenberg, David1943-drtlccn-no2008180474Katz, Martin F.1961-lccn-nr97038454Poupaud, Melvilactlccn-no2001042394Giamatti, Paulactlccn-no2001101076Madragoa Filmes (Firm)prolccn-no2012116315Gadon, Sarah1987-actlccn-n79059951DeLillo, DonBranco, PauloDramaFilm adaptationsHistoryDetective and mystery filmsFictionPortugalBillionairesChinaDerivative securitiesForeign exchangeMan-woman relationshipsFranceDeLillo, DonFrance--ParisManners and customsIllegitimate childrenCastelo Branco, Camilo,Arranged marriageInheritance and successionPortugal--LisbonFamiliesProust, Marcel,Motion picturesAuthors, FrenchActorsBereavement--Psychological aspectsSlumsTriangles (Interpersonal relations)Love stories, FrenchFriendshipDepression, MentalOlder menDepressed personsSocial historyWomen drug addictsCape VerdeansDenmarkUrban poorCosta, PedroUrban renewalAssassinsIntelligence officersSecret serviceUnited StatesConventsSex addictionDesireMotion picture producers and directorsMotion picture industry in motion picturesAdulterySuicidal behaviorTeenage pregnancyCountry lifeMarried womenSound engineers1950198919911992199319951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220134944216421791.4372PN1997.2ocn758003840ocn052864252ocn046654369ocn568735341ocn176914812ocn056186235ocn606852693ocn057759200ocn318633733ocn676698727ocn79544764878112ocn819451331visu20120.17Cronenberg, DavidCosmopolisFictionDramaFilm adaptationsEric Packer, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager, heads out in his tricked-out stretch limo, while remotely wagering his company's massive fortune on a bet against the Chinese Yuan. Little does he know his perfectly ordered, doubt-free world is about to implode5256ocn758003840visu20110.19Ruiz, RaúlMistérios de LisboaDramaFilm adaptationsThe core story centers on Joao, the bastard child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who are forbidden to marry, and his quest to discover the truth of his parentage. But this is just the start of an engrossing tale that follows a multitude of characters whose fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy33211ocn046654369visu19990.28Le temps retrouvé Time regainedDramaFilm adaptationsSet in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel2965ocn052864252visu20020.23Oliveira, Manuel deJe rentre a la maison I'm going homeDramaGilbert Valance is a successful theater actor who learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car accident. Over time, Valence's life regains a semblance of normalcy - he takes care of his orphaned grandson, strolls the streets of Pairs, frequents his favorite cafe and returns to the stage. But when an American film director casts him against type in an English-language production of Ulysses, Valance struggles to master the dialogue and his own emotions2112ocn262622697visu20070.21Les Chansons d'amour Love songsFictionDramaA young French couple asks an American girl to join them in this contemporary musical. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it's lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies. When one dies, the other two must come to terms with death, new relationships, and possible commitments1733ocn176914812visu20060.23Dans Paris Inside ParisDrama"Anna has just left Paul who, annihilated by the separation, moves back with his father in Paris. His younger brother Jonathan, a casual student, still lives in his father's apartment and spends most of his time womanizing and fooling around. But what this apparent lightness conceals is a deep wound. Jonathan, in fact, has never been able to overcome the death of his beloved sister." -- IMDb+-+34049994063241721ocn568735341visu20100.39Letters from Fontainhas three films by Pedro CostaDrama"Portuguese director Pedro Costa has been steadily building an impressive body of work since the late eighties, and these are the three films that put him on the map: spare, painterly portraits of battered, largely immigrant lives in the slums of Fontainhas, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Lisbon. In Ossos, after a suicidal teenage girl gives birth, she misguidedly entrusts her baby's safety to the troubled, deadbeat father. In Vanda's Room is centered around the heroin-addicted Vanda Duarte. In Colossal youth, many of the lost souls of Ossos and In Vanda's Room return. This time, Costa focuses on Ventura, an elderly immigrant from Cape Verde living in Lisbon."--Distributor+-+41870195163241571ocn154725583visu20070.17Quelques jours en septembre A few days in SeptemberFictionDramaIt is just ten days before 9/11. Irene, a French secret service operative, is on a mission to help Elliot, a rougue CIA agent who has disappeared with top secret intelligence about the immediate future of the world. When a Paris rendezvous goes wrong, Irene finds herself in a race against time to uncover the truth. Following closely behind is an eccentric assassin, intent on tracking down Elliot and the crucial piece of information he holds1543ocn056186235visu20000.59La captive The CaptiveDramaFilm adaptationsTells the story of Ariane, who lives under her lover Simon's surveillance in a grandiose Parisian apartment. Simon harbours an obsessional need to know everything about her, and imagines that she leads a double life1269ocn052053299visu19990.25Ruiz, RaúlLe temps retrouvéDramaFilm adaptationsIt is 1922 and Marcel Proust is on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel -- fiction eclipses reality1186ocn183329934visu19970.37Wenders, WimLisbon storyDrama"A German filmmaker summons his sound recorder friend to join him in Lisbon. When the latter arrives, his friend has disappeared leaving a few cans of silent footage. The sound man will wander aimlessly through the streets of Lisbon recording sounds of the old city to match the images left by his friend"--Container1104ocn051583528visu20020.28Vale Abraão Val AbrahamDramaFilm adaptationsStory of Ema, a very attractive young girl with enormous power over men. She marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend and they move to the Valley of Abraham. With time she begins to feel unhappy about her marriage, so, with all the freedom she has, she takes a lover. A Portuguese reworking of themes from "Madame Bovary."1006ocn035591313visu19950.29O conventoDramaFilm adaptationsAn American professor travels with his beautiful wife Helene to a Portuguese monastery to prove his theory that Shakespeare was actually of Spanish Jewish origin. The host at the convent is the sinister Baltar, who becomes infatuated with Helene. A classic battle of good versus evil ensues as the flirtation between the two develops leaving the viewer wondering which one of these characters is the Devil himself+-+6105707206324897ocn039081507visu19950.53Ruiz, RaúlTrois vies et une seule mortDramaBanker/armsdealer Luc Allamand is in a surrealistic shell game during which the primary players remain a mystery to each other. Fitting together the pieces to this clever puzzle, Luc's tangled life takes us on a dynamic journey through the lives of his adversaries. A fairy tale mixes comedy and suspense in this fictional examination of a person's capacity to host a multitude of identities+-+5696582106324882ocn298858755visu20090.18I am DinaHistoryDramaDina's father refuses to raise her after she causes her mother's accidental death. As she grows up unmanageable she marries Jacob, a man twice her age. Jacob's premature death throws suspicion on Dina when her childhood friend Tomas reappears in her life862ocn061215345visu20050.59Akerman, ChantalDemain on déménage Tomorrow we moveDramaWhen Charlotte takes in her widowed mother, the ensuing clutter drives her to distraction. As Charlotte pursues her desperate, slapstick quest for peace, her solution is to relocate, but the flood of buyers only make the place more crowded863ocn059134305visu19980.33Généalogies d'un crime Genealogies of a crimeDramaBased on the case of Hermine van Hug, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five and who labeled her nephew a murderer before he reached adolescence. The nephew proved her right by strangling her849ocn761958259visu20100.19Mysteries of LisbonDramaDetective and mystery filmsFilm adaptationsFollows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals824ocn606852693visu20040.29Costa, PedroOssosDramaRealizing that teenage mom Tina is about to gas herself and her newborn child, Tina's boyfriend grabs the infant and takes to the streets of Lisbon. In this extremely downbeat film, he attempts to sell the child and failing that, eventually gives the child to a streetwalker. Meanwhile Tina and her friend try to get the baby back. When they fail, they decide to get revenge upon the boyfriend+-+4187019516324811ocn206518553visu20070.20The inner life of Martin FrostDramaFilm adaptationsAfter working for three years on a novel, writer Martin Frost borrows the empty country house of friends for a long-needed rest. No sooner does he arrive, however, than an idea for a story comes to him. When he wakes the next morning, eager to begin his new tale, he is shocked to discover a young woman sleeping next to him in bed - the attractive, effervescent Claire. Presumably the niece of his hosts, she wittily overcomes Martin's initial resistance to her, and the two of them fall in love. But is Claire really the person she claims to be?+-+5629582106+-+4187019516324+-+4187019516324Fri Mar 21 15:16:28 EDT 2014batch22963